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    Zhang Ziyi Courted For Ed Zwick's 'The Great Wall,' Filming Pushed To Spring 2013

    As a youth, Ed Zwick must have really enjoyed history class as films with a period setting and/or stories set to the backdrop of war or conflict are a recurring theme in his work. Despite a gear change with "Love And Other Drugs" in 2010, Zwick looks to be returning to his bread and butter...

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    Doonesbury Takes on Sexual Assault in the Military

    Gotta love Garry Trudeau.  He has created a series of cartoons that play off the incredible, heartbreaking new documentary The Invisible War about the plague of sexual assault in the military.  The film opens June 22.  It also just won the Audience Award for best documentary at the...

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    Behind-the-Scenes Doc 'Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present' Ruins the Mystique of Her Performance Art

    Behind-the-Scenes Doc 'Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present' Ruins the Mystique of Her Performance Art

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Safety' and 'Dark Horse' Lead Debuts; 'Moonrise' Hits Overall Top 10

    A slew of notable new indie films entered the marketplace this weekend, with Film District's "Safety Not Guaranteed" and Brainstorm Media's "Dark Horse" the only ones to manage per-theater-averages over $10,000. They topped the likes of Fox Searchlight's "Lola Ve...

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    'Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack' To Be Released July 31 (Listen To Samples)

    The film is scheduled to be released in theaters on August 17, but before that, on July 31, Sparkle: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be available for purchase from RCA Records.

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    Ridley Scott's 'Prometheus': The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

    Well, "Prometheus" is in theaters. And if nothing else, it's been causing more furious debate -- in multiplex lobbies, in bars, online -- than most movies in recent memory. And The Playlist head office has been a warzone, with some loving the film, some loathing it, and some (like our review) fallin...

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    LONGMIRE RECAP 1: THE LONG ROAD

    While a mystery procedural isn’t the most revolutionary premise for a television series, there were several aspects of the "Longmire" pilot that indicated it might be particularly interesting. First, it had a distinct visual style.

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    The Criticwire Survey: Recommended Viewing For An Aspiring Cinephile

    This week the critics suggest the best film to show a teenager who's starting to get fed up with mainstream Hollywood productions.

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    New In Theaters This Week: Ice-T's "Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap"

    Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut) fully titled Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal, for a June 15 (this Friday) theatrical premiere (in the USA).

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    Gary Oldman & Amber Heard Exit Albert Hughes' 'Motor City'

    Albert Hughes just can't catch a break with casting for his latest effort, "Motor City." After a lengthy search for a male lead that saw names like Chris Evans, Dominic Cooper, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jeremy Renner all linked before Gerard Butler jumped on board, the project has now hit an...

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